Please refer to The Wood Database for detailed information on this species.  

Hard maple, along with other maples in the Acer genus have been reported to cause reactions such as skin irritation, runny nose and asthma-like respiratory effects.  Please refer to Wood Allergies and Toxicity and Wood Dust Safety for more information.


Specifications
Common Name(s) Hard maple, sugar maple, rock maple
Scientific Name Acer saccharum
Distribution Northeastern North America
Tree Size 80-115 ft (25-35 m) tall, 2-3 ft (.6-1.0 m) trunk diameter
Janka Hardness 1,450 lbf (6,450 N)
Average dried weight (12% MC) 44.0 lbs/ft3 (705 kg/m3)
Density (specific gravity at 12%MC) 0.71
Modulus of Rupture 15,800 lbf/in2(109.0 MPa)
Modulus of Elasticity (MOE) 1,830,000 lbf/in2(12.62 GPa)
Crushing Strength 7,830 lbf/in2 (54.0 MPa)
Shrinkage Radial: 4.8%, Tangential: 9.9%, Volumetric: 14.7%, T/R Ratio: 1.9

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